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Clive of India statue survives protests in UK, for now

2020-09-07T07:55:34+00:00July 18th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

A statue of Robert Clive, referred to as "Clive of India" for his role in establishing Britain’s colonial domination over India in the early years of the British Empire, has been saved from removal from its pride of place in Shrewsbury town centre in western England after a local council voted against its removal.

EU’s India Strategy – Days of benign neglect seem over

2020-08-20T07:10:52+00:00December 7th, 2018|2017/2018, India Inc News, UK Edition – December 2018|

A recent European Commission draft on engaging with India could mark an end to the era of benign neglect on both sides, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Brexit deal or no deal, the much anticipated UK-India trade pact is unlikely to see the light of day anytime soon. The question that follows almost naturally from this is: what about India’s relations with the EU after Britain exits the European Union (EU)? We emphasise here that India’s relationship with [...]

Prince Charles backs new education bond for India

2018-12-04T08:16:07+00:00November 29th, 2017|2018/2017, Flagship Scheme, India Investment Journal January Edition, India Investment Journal November Edition, REWIND 2017, Year|

Charles, Prince of Wales threw his weight behind a new Education Development Impact Bond (DIB) for India during a recent tour of the country. A new $10-million DIB has been created by the British Asian Trust (BAT), founded by Charles, Prince of Wales to fight poverty in South Asia, and is designed to improve learning outcomes for thousands of marginalised children in India. The bond is intended as an innovative and sustainable social impact investment tool which will be tied in with [...]